Along the trail at the Visitor Center a sign reads, “This Native Garden is dedicated to Chief Lawrence Hart for his role in establishing Washita Battlefield National Historic Site, and to the members of The Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma who Provide Education & Assistance in Support of the Park’s Cultural & Natural Resources. 2010” Unfortunately, this Native Garden is hardly recognizable. Over the years, with limited staff availability and inconsistent weather patterns (droughts and flooding), our garden is in great need of personal attention. Might you, or a group, want to adopt the garden? You can spend once…

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GIVING…Security State Bank Vice President Josh Haven presents a check to Ann Merritt for the Christmas Food Basket Giving Tree Project. Also pictured is Laura

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HONORED…Upper Washita Conservation District Chairman Tony Tracy presents Deanna LeGrand with a certificate of recognition from the Oklahoma Association of Conservation Districts for fifteen years

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